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Day September 16, 2011

Reid Co-Sponsors Bill to Award Elouise Cobell Congressional Gold Medal

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today that he is co-sponsoring legislation to award Elouise Cobell the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow upon a civilian, for her perseverance in her pursuit of justice for Native Americans. In 1996, Elouise Cobell filed an historic lawsuit against the federal government seeking…

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cloture filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832

During Friday’s session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #166, H.R.2832, the Generalized System of Preferences Act, which will be the vehicle for Trade Adjustment Assistance. By unanimous consent, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832 will be at 5:30pm on Monday, September 19th.

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Reid Statement On POW/MIA Recognition Day

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today released the following statement in recognition of prisoners of war and those missing in action. “On National POW/MIA Recognition Day, and every day, we pay tribute to the American men and women who never returned home from combat, and to those who suffered as prisoners of war.…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, September 16, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes on Friday.  The next roll call vote will be on Monday, September 19th at 5:30pm.

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